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- Wiley 2006; US$ 75.00 US$ 65.00
The book explains that instead of asset allocation being set in an isolated and arbitrary fashion, it is in fact the way in which specific hurdle investment returns can be targeted, and that this approach is already in use in the US (and has been for many years). It involves extended and detailed financial analysis of various asset class returns and... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 65.00 US$ 56.33
Guy Fraser-Sampson draws upon twenty years' private equity experience to provide a practical guide to mastering the intricacies of this highly specialist asset class. Aimed equally at investors, professionals and business school students, it starts with such fundamental questions as "what is private equity?" and progresses to detailed analysis of venture... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 65.00 US$ 56.33
The investment landscape has changed dramatically over the last few years, destroying many of the old certainties by which investors lived their lives. In particular, it has shaken belief in the ability of traditional asset types such as bonds and equities to protect them from abnormal market conditions, and it has brought home how closely correlation... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 65.00 US$ 45.50
Unfairly reviled, and much misunderstood, private equity differs from all other asset classes in various important respects, not least the way in which its fund mechanisms operate, and the way in which its returns are recorded and analysed. Sadly, high level asset allocation decisions are frequently made on the basis of prejudice and misinformation,... more...
- Kogan Page 2011; US$ 39.95
For anyone looking to grasp the underlying principles to modern finance and investment vehicles, No Fear Finance removes the potential uncertainty surrounding numbers and calculations and offers a clear, accessible and straightforward assessment of the terms, definitions and inter-relationships that support finance industries around the world. more...
- Elliott & Thompson 2011; US$ 8.47
In a decade spanning the 1960s and 1970s three major crises gripped the world of cricket. The Close Affair in 1967, when Brian Close was relieved of the England captaincy in controversial circumstances, laid bare the ugly class prejudice which had lingered on from the days of Gentlemen and Players. The d'Oliveria Affair saw the selection of an England... more...
- Elliott & Thompson 2012; US$ 8.47
She's back! When arch-snob Emmeline Lucas (known universally as Lucia) makes some money on the stockmarket, the wheels are set in motion for a new adventure - and this time, her ambitions are larger than ever. But eternal rival Elizabeth Mapp-Flint is determined to outshine Lucia and she's got royalty on her side. The much-loved Mapp and Lucia series... more...
- Elliott & Thompson 2012; US$ 8.47
Various politicians present themselves as having the answers to our financial woes yet, as bestselling author Guy Fraser-Sampson shows, they are not part of the solution. They are the problem. His trenchant views have been heard frequently on radio and television programmes discussing the current situation. Here he sets out the facts supporting his... more...
- Elliott & Thompson 2013; US$ 8.47
This welcome addition to EF Benson's hugely popular Mapp and Lucia series finds Major Flint in need of a new servant, Miss Mapp in need of a summer tenant, and Quaint Irene in need of a pint of bitter. Romantic entanglements stir the still waters of Tilling society, cunning plots are laid, and unforeseen complications ensue. Who is doing what to whom... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 55.00
Intelligent Investing is first ever practical guide for investors on how to initiate and conduct a strategic planning exercise. Guy Fraser-Sampson explains the concepts and behavioural factors likely to be encountered, and shows how a clear understanding of an investor's strategic positioning flows naturally into good asset allocation practice. more...